Press Releases

  • Public Notice- CWAC and CAWG Meeting December 2, 2016

    November 16, 2016

      PUBLIC NOTICE   The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will hold a joint public meeting on Friday, December 2, 2016.   Place:                    Longmeadow Game Resort and Event Center 8604 County Road … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat to Host 2016 Colorado Agricultural Summit

    November 16, 2016

            Colorado Wheat to Host 2016 Colorado Agricultural Summit Global Market Outlook – Consumer Trends Driving Business Decisions – Election Review, Legislative Session Preview FORT COLLINS, CO – The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC), Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG), … Continue reading

  • Wheat Growers Urge Congressional Leadership to Allow a Vote on TPP

    November 10, 2016

    Press Releases Wheat Growers Urge Congressional Leadership to Allow a Vote on TPP WASHINGTON D.C. — Nine months ago, following the signing of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) … Continue reading

  • CAWG Scholarship Applications Open

    October 18, 2016

    News Release Two CAWG Scholarships for Colorado High School Seniors October 17, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo. – The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will award two $1,000 scholarships to Colorado high school seniors. The applicants’ parents, grandparents, or legal … Continue reading

  • USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Colorado Farmers in Response to 2015 Market Downturn

    October 13, 2016

    USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Colorado Farmers in Response to 2015 Market Downturn   (Denver, Colorado), October 13. 2016 – USDA Colorado Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Leland Swenson, announced that approximately 19,000 Colorado farms that enrolled in safety-net … Continue reading

  • Colorado Breaks Record for Yield per Acre in Winter Wheat Production

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    October 6, 2016

    Colorado Breaks Record for Yield per Acre in Winter Wheat Production   October 5, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo. – USDA announced September 30, 2016 that Colorado winter wheat production broke a record in 2016, with an average yield of 48 … Continue reading

  • 2016 CSU Crops Testing Overview

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    September 22, 2016

    2016 CSU Crops Testing Overview Video with Dr. Jerry Johnson presenting: http://bit.ly/2crJzvy   2016 “Making Better Decisions” booklet: wheatreport_2016

  • NAWG and CAWG Applauds Senate Prioritization of Farm Economy Amidst Low Prices

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    September 21, 2016

    Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a hearing on the Current State of the Farm Economy, with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testifying. The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) submitted testimony to the Committee discussing the dire economic conditions … Continue reading

  • 2016 Centennial Farms

    September 6, 2016

    Centennial Farms Program In 1986 the Colorado Centennial Farms program was created by Governor Richard D. Lamm, the Colorado Historical Society (now History Colorado) and the Colorado Department of Agriculture to recognize the important role agriculture has played in our … Continue reading

  • CWAC and CAWG August Board Meeting

    July 25, 2016

      PUBLIC NOTICE The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will hold a joint public meeting on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. Place:  Ameristar 111 Richman Street BlackHawk, CO 80422 Time:                     8:30 a.m. … Continue reading

  • CWAC and CAWG 2016-17 Board Announcement

    July 13, 2016

    July 13, 2016—- Fort Collins, Colorado—–The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) announces receipt of the Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, Don Brown’s, appointments for the 2016-17 Wheat Administrative Committee Board of Control. The most recent appointments mark a departure from the … Continue reading

  • Congressman Ken Buck joins Colorado Wheat Tour

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    July 1, 2016

      July 1, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo. – On June 29, 2016, Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) hosted Congressman Ken Buck (R – CO) on a tour of the wheat industry in Colorado’s … Continue reading

  • Seed to Glass Collaboration

    June 17, 2016

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2016 Colorado truly is the state of purple mountains majesty and amber waves of grain. Colorado also calls itself the “State of Craft Beer”, and there is currently exciting new work being done to … Continue reading

  • CROP PRODUCTION – JUNE 2016 COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

    June 11, 2016

    Winter wheat production in Colorado, based on conditions as of June 1, 2016, is forecast at 81.90 million bushels, according to the June 1 Agricultureal Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. … Continue reading

  • CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING MAY 29, 2016

    May 31, 2016

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Last week, planting activities progressed on pace prior to midweek when an abundance of precipitation was received east of the Front Range, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Precipitation fell in … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report

    April 19, 2016

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 17, 2016 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Fieldwork increased early last week as producers rallied ahead of a weekend storm in which an abundance of snow and rain were received statewide. This event replenished moisture supplies in … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report

    April 11, 2016

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 10, 2016 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Field activity gained momentum as conditions last week were generally dry with a marked increase in cooler temperatures. Districts in Southwest Colorado experienced high winds with dry conditions, resulting in … Continue reading

  • NAWG, State Wheat Groups Urge Congress to Move on TPP

    April 11, 2016

    The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and 17 state wheat organizations have joined a wide coalition of agricultural organizations in urging Congress to act quickly on the Trans-Pacific Partnership  (TPP). In a letter to U.S. Speaker of the House … Continue reading

  • Stripe Rust Update – April 11, 2016

    April 11, 2016

    Update from Kirk Broders, Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University. Wheat in the Fort Collins area varies, but most is still in the tillering stage (Feekes 5). Wheat around the state is … Continue reading

  • Public Notice- CWAC and CAWG Meeting April 8, 2016

    March 31, 2016